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Cafe Des Amis - CLOSED

2000 Union St, San Francisco, CA 94123-4103
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Price range: $31 - $50
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: French, Café
Marina District
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Buchanan
Transit: We are within two blocks of Muni lines 22, 41 and 45

68 reviews from our community

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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
San Francisco, CA
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222 reviews 222 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This is one of the places where I meet my girlfriends (who are visiting San Francisco) for lunch after a day of shopping on Union street and/or Chestnut street. The ambiance is a little on the fancier side, food and service is good, and it's quiet enough so you can converse without shouting. There's a fireplace which makes it quite... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida
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130 reviews 130 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

You are happy when you walk in, we had traveled from Florida to California, and looking for a good looking and comfortable place with nothing fancy except really good food and a good bottle of wine. We got it all at Des Amis. The menu is perfect for the ambience, including onion soup, steak tartare and good local fresh fish.... More 

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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51 reviews 51 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I have eaten here four times in the past 2-3 years. Once for dinner. It has a very loyal following. all the classics are served well with good sized portions. Limited drink and wine menu is more than adequate. The mussels are great as is onion soup. i like the environment and it is not too loud.

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New York City, New York
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Beautiful surroundings, great service and a nice menu of satisfying classic and not so classic bistro fare. Located on the interesting Union Street shopping strip the location is convenient and fun. The food is very good and the wine list is good and many bottles are reasonably priced.

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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Distinctive menu with fewer choices but different than what you would have at a coffee shop. Service was outstanding. Coffee was served in a French press which was a little unusual for me for breakfast but it was very good. We would definitely return again.

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Costa del Sol
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136 reviews 136 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

My wife and I ate here on a Monday evening and the place was full, which told us a lot about the restaurant. We were not disappointed. We used to live in France and the food was all of really good French standard. Nothing was pretentious, it was just perfectly cooked and well presented. The Salade Lyonnaise that we shared... More 

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San Francisco, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I came here for the first time with a friend from out of town. The restaurant is in a convenient location close to some great shopping on Union Street. We had a little bit of a wait which was fine and the hostess was very nice. Once we were seated however we had to wait a long time for our... More 

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San Francisco, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Having dined here for both lunch & dinner on many occasions, I can confidently recommend Café des Amis. It's the kind of restaurant you hope to have in your neighborhood, and it's special enough to make it worth the drive from a distance. The décor is both comfortable and elegant. Servers are knowledgeable about the menu and any daily/weekly specials.... More 

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Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The decor is bistro classic. There were relatively few customers, making the place feel cold. I can imagine that in the evening, with a group of colleagues/friends and a background track of Aznevour/Piaf/Nougaro, one could be transported to the banks of the Seine. Their bread is the best in San Francisco!

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Bethesda, Maryland, United States
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60 reviews 60 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Wonderful service, they make you feel special. Great value for delicious food. And a great atmosphere and menu.

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Additional Information about Cafe Des Amis

Address: 2000 Union St, San Francisco, CA 94123-4103
Phone Number: 415-563-7700
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: French, Café

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